Names

Ugandan names

Able

Accuracy

Adequate

Anxious

Charity

Confidence

Desire

Fancy

Flower

Fortunate

Freedom

Gift

Glorious

Golden

Gorgeous

Immaculate

Innocent

Living

Love

Loving

Marvellous

Melody

Memory

Mercy

Merciless

Message

Nice

Obedience

Patience (Robbie’s favourite pupil – he says he’s got a lot of time for her…)

Pride

Prize

Promise

Prosper

Really

Saviour

Shine

Sincere

Stable

Standard

Sufficient

Superior

Sympathy

Talent

Trinity

Unique

Unity

Useful

Vital

Wisdom

At first glance, a collection of words randomly selected from an English dictionary.  In fact, perhaps this is how they were chosen, as they are all names of children in schools we coach at.  The list could go on and on – God, Gasoline, Rock, Chromasome, Nimrod, Happy Donut (honestly!), various days of the week such as Tuesday and Friday.  Even Night, which never failed to amuse me when she did well in class…”Good, Night”.

I was in town one lunchtime when a proud dad introduced me to his little boy Arshavin!  He was born shortly after Andrey Arshavin’s heroic four goal haul for Arsenal against Liverpool a few years ago…

* See also part 2 of Ugandan names.

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